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R.E.M.

Orange Crush

Alternative Rock
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“Orange Crush” is a song by the American alternative rock band R.E.M. It was released as the first single from the band’s sixth studio album, Green, in 1988. It was not commercially released in the US despite reaching number one as a promotional single on both the Mainstream and Modern Rock Tracks (where, at the time, it had the record for longest stay at number one with eight weeks, beating U2). It peaked at number 28 on the UK Singles Charts, easily making it the band’s then-highest chart hit in Britain. The video for the song, directed by Matt Mahurin, won the band its first VMA, for Best Post-Modern Video. “Orange Crush” was also the first song to win in the category. The song was placed on R.E.M.‘s Warner Bros. Records compilation in 2003, and a live version appears... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ I've got my spine, I've got my orange crush ... Paved with blood ... In a tent

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